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A Feejeean and English Dictionary:
With examples of common and peculiar modes of expression and uses of words. Also, containing Brief Hints on Native Customs, Proverbs, the Native Names of Natural Productions of the Islands, Notices of the Islands of Feejee, and a List of the Foreign Words introduced. Vewa, Fiji printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press 1850 
First edition pp.vii, [1, blank], 328. A very good copy bound in early 20th century cloth, W.D. Kington gilt stamped on front board. Small stain to lower margin of title and following page. Edges of pages 136-40 frayed. Stain to edge of last few pages and bottom corner of last leaf. Two early ownership signatures (D.W. Black, Suva, 1922; and Geof Johnson, 1872)
1846: First printing of Moskito language
A grammar of the Moskito language.
New York printed by John Gray 1846
First edition pp.47, . Original cloth-backed boards. Blind stamp and shelf marks of British and Foreign Bible Society. Presentation inscription from author. A very good copy.
see Darlow and Moule 6851
A Supplement to the Account of the Pelew Islands;
Compiled from the Journals of the Panther and Endeavour, two vesselssent by the honourable East India Company to those islands in the year 1790; and from the oral communications of Captain H. Wilson. London: printed for Captain Henry Wilson 1803
First edition 4to, half title, title, pp.[iv], 72, 5 plates. Recently bound in half calf, marbled boards. A little scattered light foxing, ink spot on title page, but a very good copy.
Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly, Commanded By Captain F.P. Blackwood, R.N. In Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other Islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the years 1842 - 1846: Together with an excursion into the interior of the eastern part of Java. Two volumes.
Vancouver Martino Publishing
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xii, 423,25 illustrations, folding chart; v, 362, 11 illustrations, folding map. VG set, hardback. Facsimile reprint, number 22 of 250.
Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Antelope East-India Pacquet on the Pelew Islands,
situated on the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean; in August, 1783. Perth: R. Morison 1788
First edition pp.viii, 268, 2 engraved plates. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf, some offsetting of frontis on title. Bookplate of Ray Parker.
An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.
Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the East India Company. London printed for Captain Wilson 1788
Second edition, published in the same year as the first. 4to, pp. xxvii, [i, directions to the binder], 378; with frontispiece, 15 plates (1 folding) and 1 folding map. Contemporary calf, Greek key scroll gilt decoration on upper and lower boards, rebacked and recornered; minor spotting, frontispiece supplied.
Cries from Fiji and Sighings from the South Seas.
Being a Review of the Social, Political and Religious Relations of the Fijians; a Consideration of the Policy of the English Government; the Prospects of White Settlers; the Labour Traffic [etc.]. Melbourne 1885
First edition pp.124, errata slip. A fine copy in original cloth.
First edition on Tonga islands
An account of the natives of the Tonga Islands, in the south Pacific ocean.
With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language. Compiled and arranged from the extensive communications of Mr William Mariner, several years resident in those islands. London: printed for the author 1817
First edition Two volumes, pp.lix, 460; 412, , frontis. Rebound in half-calf, marbled boards.
Wreck of the Glide; With an Account of Life and Manners at the Fijii Islands.
Boston: William D. Ticknor 1846
First edition pp.(9)-122 [Complete] A very good copy in original boards, later paper spine. Light age-toning of text. Minor dampstain to lower margin of some pages. Wilson Collection stampon end-paper.
Die Negrito Asiens.
I: Geschichte, Geographie, Umwelt, Demographie und Anthropologie der Negrito. II:Ethnographie der Negrito, 1. Halbband: Wirtschaft und Soziologie. Wien-Modlingen 1952-54
First edition Two volumes, pp.xv, xiv, 496, 340, 60 plates, text illustrations, tables, 2 maps, 1 folding. Studia Instituti Anthropos, Volumes 6 & 12. A very good set in the original cloth-backed boards, slightly frayed dust-wrappers. Departmental rubber stamp on end-papers.
Grammatik der sprache von Murray Island.
Inaugural-dissertation zur erlangung der doctorwurde von der philosophischen facultat der Friedrich Wilhelm Universitat zu Berlin ... Leipzig 
First edition pp.[vi], 77, . A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Armorial book-plate of author, ink corrections to text, almost certainly in his hand. Front (blank) end-paper with later book-plate detached.
1862: Fiji described, in Eton binding
Viti: An Account of a Government Mission to the Vitian or Fijian Islands in the Years 1860-61.
First edition pp.xv, 447, colour frontispiece, 3 colour plates, 2 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in "Eton" binding of contemporary calf, spine richly gilt.